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18 jun
The main runway is fully operational once again

Québec City, June 18, 2016. – Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) has had to carry out runway repairs to ensure the safety of all passengers. The runway intersection repairs were completed during the night of Friday to Saturday, and the main runway became fully operational on Saturday, June 18, 2016, a day before the original deadline. The airport remained open and operational for airlines and passengers throughout the repairs.

08 jun
Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport to be even more competitive

Québec City, June 8, 2016 – Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi) welcomes the Québec government’s newly tabled Bill 109, which, in addition to granting the City of Québec new powers in its role as capital city, modernizes the airport authority’s Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT) system to align with practices elsewhere in the country.

10 mar
Aéroport de Québec inc. hails Canada-US agreement on U.S. preclearance center at YQB

Québec City, March 10, 2016 –  Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi) welcomes the agreement announced today between the Canadian and U.S. governments for the construction of a U.S. preclearance center at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB), after 15 years of determined efforts.

The new facility will change the face of YQB by considerably reducing connection times to the U.S. while at the same time driving economic development in the Greater Québec City Area and the surrounding regions.

04 mar
Runway repairs – Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport remains open and operational during repairs

Québec, March 4, 2016 – To ensure the safety of all passengers, Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) will carry out runway repairs from June 6 to 18, 2016.

The airport will remain open and operational for airlines and passengers during the repairs.

Larger aircraft, however, will not be able to operate during this period since runway lengths will be restricted. In some cases, airlines may use a different type of aircraft.

We invite passengers to contact their airline if they have any questions regarding flight schedules during this period.

03 mar
A YEAR OF GROWTH AND RESULTS

Québec City, March 3, 2016 – Aéroport de Québec inc. board chair André Fortin and president and CEO Gaëtan Gagné today released the company’s 2015 Annual Report at the AQi Annual General Meeting. As this document makes clear, 2015 ended on a note of growth and confidence—investors’ confidence in our corporation and most importantly, the confidence of our passengers, whose growing numbers reassure us every year that we chose the right business model for the Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) by making them our primary focus.

18 dec
New terminal access road: work complete!

Québec City, December 18, 2015. The end of 2015 marks a major step in the work to expand Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport. The new access road to the terminal has been fully operational for a few days. This is the first piece of the new terminal’s infrastructure to be fully completed.

15 dec
VIP Lounge at Québec City Airport No. 1 in North America

Priority Pass Lounge of the Year Awards 2015

Québec City, December 15, 2015 – The VIP Lounge at the Québec City Jean-Lesage International Airport (YQB) was ranked the top VIP lounge in North America, all categories combined, by members of the 2015 Priority Pass program. The award goes to the lounge that meets the highest standards in passenger experience. This year, more than 100,000 votes were cast to choose the winners of the 11th Priority Pass Lounge of the Year Awards.

05 oct
MASSIVE SUPPORT FROM THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY FOR A U.S. CUSTOMS PRE-CLEARANCE FACILITY AT YQB

Québec City, October 5, 2015 – Dozens of businesses, executives, municipalities, and chambers of commerce have expressed their approval and support for the installation of a U.S. Customs pre-clearance facility at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB). From Beauce to Victoriaville to Rivière-du-Loup, socio-economic players in the greater Québec City area and many others have rallied to make Québec City the next Canadian city to have a pre-clearance facility.

10 sep
MODULAR CORRIDOR OF 165 M TO PROVIDE SAFE, COMFORTABLE ACCESS TO INTERNATIONAL DEPARTURE GATES

Québec City, September 10, 2015 – In a move to ensure passenger comfort during construction underway at Québec City Jean Lesage International Airport (YQB) until 2018, Aéroport de Québec inc. (AQi) has installed an access corridor leading to gates 33 through 35.

Fully air conditioned, heated, and computerized, the 165 m modular corridor provides safer, more comfortable access to YQB’s international terminal for all inbound and outbound passengers.

17 jun
QUEBEC AIRPORT AND SITA INTRODUCE WORLD’S FIRST AIRPORT WORKFORCE USE OF APPLE WATCH

Wearable tech supports faster, more efficient airport operations